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we have to reinstate ross, okay. we have to do the right thing, you all, not the political thing. we will still vote for you, okay. we will let you become supervisors next time around. please vote for ross. i voted for you too, mr. avalos. >> president chiu: thank you very much. next speaker. >> good afternoon, president chiu and supervisors. ♪ swanee, how we love you, how we love you, my dear old city mirkarimi. ♪ i give a good to see you again when you get back to your sheriff and that will be when. ♪ swanee, swanee, ross mirkarimi, that's when we want you back again, and the folks up north will see you again, when
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you get back to the store and be sheriff once again. ♪ sheriff swanee mirkarimi, how we love you, my dear old ross mirkarimi. the folks up north will see you again, when you get back your sheriff's den. ♪ all of it, why not take all of it. ♪ all of it, why not -- what about district 6. ♪ i can't live my life without a good budget. sthoat take it all. we'll never use it. ♪ and going to break away the blues it. ♪ you're going to make it fine. ♪ leave me with a district that shines and wins. ♪ that's what we need from you,
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supervisor jane kim. ♪ you took the part that once was a city heart. ♪ so why not make the district 6, make it the best of all of it >> president chiu: next speaker please. >> honorable board of supervisors -- greetings. my name is -- herrera from the -- and the mission coalition in san francisco here to speak on behalf of commissioner mirk mirkarimi, nine month of dishonesty -- the only bravery or civic duty have come up from the sheriff, his wife, who stood up and said this isn't fair, we're not going to bow. and for the city have been ever since fighting, fighting, with honesty because this is a democracy issue.
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that is a political issue. i said it before. you were placed in a tenuous position. it is very unfair, very unfair, the -- of san francisco was unfair when he -- the member that one. he's being unfair now. you know what, he's unfair in the future. that's a slam-dunk. that's a clinker. i'm just here like jack webb used to say as sgt. friday. it's a political issue. and it's very unfair to place before you, prior to election, if i were you, i going to be running, and you will not be waiting, in one side there's the people, want -- the board of directors, the sheriff, on the other side the people, in favor. you have to make that choice. that is very unfair. and you're going to have to think about it because public opinion finally has changed, has changed. the majority of people, so what
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is going on, you have to -- sense of civic duty, bravery, and you have any doubt or you have any more questions, you have the power to postpone your judgment until after the election. that will be proper, and a very honorable way to assure fairness and -- in your judgment. thank you so much. >> president chiu: thank you. next speaker. >> good afternoon. my name's douglas -- everyone knows today is a dark day in history but i'd like to point out one fact that most people don't know is that minneapolis, f.b.i. office, came very close to uncovering the plot, but in the opinion of some of us, political interference in d.c. prevented the full plot from being fully known and eventually the full story will be known,
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even though some agents have been publicly reprimanded for trying to figure out why the plot was not found out in time. but i would hike to thank the minneapolis office. they came very close to uncovering the plot in time, but political interference in d.c. stopped them in my opinion. secondly, we don't have to worry as much about international activities. i would like to say my part to say that another threat in america is public corruption. there are more of us taking part to uncover public corruption. and everybody knows in the room who i'm talking about. and i would like to say that the local press, v, -- tv, radio and print, you have been protecting political corruption way too much. you refuse to follow the stories you ask us about.
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and you refuse to say anything about the suspects. well i'm warning you once and for all, justice may be slow, but like bin laden, you will be found, and you will be discovered, and eventually, you will be exposed. so i'm warning the press in san francisco bay area, stop protecting public corrupters. thank you. >> president chiu: next speaker. good afternoon. i am aja. my supervisor is sitting over there, supervisor kim, doing a great job in the community. i also came to talk about sheriff ross mirkarimi too. i was reading the newspaper about the morning -- until after the election. i don't think you should wait until after the election. i've been knowing ross since -- i think before when helen ann
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was running for district attorney, i worked with him on that campaign. it was a bunch of buffoonery. i didn't get to see the ethics commission thing because i don't think that you should decide if he gets out of office, and i don't think the mayor should decide if he gets out of office. i think you should put it up to a vote, to the community, that elected him. i know i voted for him because i believe in the man. but if he committed a crime of any sort, he should be put out of office. he really should. if he's committed a crime. so, you know, i feel sorry for you all having to decide on that because i wouldn't want to do it. but i think it should be put back to the voters. if you have -- if you supposed to have faith in democracy and stuff it should be put back to the voters. thank you.
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>> president chiu: thanks. next speaker. go good afternoon. my name is tammy brian, i work and live in district 5 and i raised three children in the western division, we've all lost more than one friend to homicide. i'm here today because i'm on annual leave. i work for unemployment. i adjudicate eligibility for unemployment insurance based on the reason for separation. to deny insurance eligibility there has to be work related misconduct. if my determination is appealed it goes to a administrative law judge. the case with the sheriff, he did not commit official misconduct from my decade of adjudicating unemployment insurance. i do not expect you to vote on your vote to reflect whether or not you like him or agree with him and his politics even though the overwhelming majority of san franciscans support him and
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support reinstating him that's not a reason to vote for reinstatement. many of my neighbors in the western division are mortified that their vote has been stolen from them by mayor ed lee. people who voted for lee are furious with him. your vote is solely based on whether or not he committed misconduct and it only bolsters my contention he did not. i implore you base your decision on the evidence and find no misconduct occurred. i feel it was the mayor who did not evacuate the public with a bomb threat. this was on city property and directly related to his official duty as mayor. that is where our effort should be focused. i would like to close with a quote from the attorney from the fog city journal and let you know -- [speaking spanish] -- if you look at this as a lawyer, you have to come down to the fact that this crime that he pled to a low level misdemorn does not constitute official misconduct within the meaning of
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the city charter. sometimes doing the right thing isn't the popular thing and the supervisor needs to do the right thing and not be afraid of their political life. thank you. >> president chiu: thanks. next speaker. >> overhead please. >> president chiu: sfgov-tv? there it is. if we could switch the the microphone. >> this is fine. i can see the time, how it runs out. on the other side, i can't. in a few days we're going to have another anniversary. occupy wall street started mid-september. kind of helped define the 1%, 99%, what we have. our san francisco, that's our version up there. where have they gone, you know, but at least they left us the
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distribution of wealth issue. and i thank them for that. they're a ragtag little bunch left out at the bottom still in san francisco. where is the 1%? oddly we talked about it here all last week. they're across the street at -- # washington. they want to super-size their height, super-size their profits. they want 400 units between two and 8 million, the 1%. so instead why don't we come up with a different community living arrangement. why don't we come up with a mixed use, where there's one-third condos, one-third cost of living apartments, one-third affordable housing, 10% section eight. we can come up with a designs on the interior that can actually help a community be formed in the building. first change with something like that, the condo's prices are going down because they're not paying a premium for exclusivity.
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the second change is all the other exclusive condos in the city will have a boost because people will pay for the premium of exclusivity. now we have chance to live with policemen, firemen and nurses. it's an election year. we need a few good heroes. thank you. >> president chiu: thank you. next speaker. go good afternoon. my name is ras ario cervantes, i live in district 11. i like heroes too. democracy gives us a choice, it doesn't take it away. i wear this button to stand with ross because i believe he is our sheriff and we should have him back, doing the work that there's so much to be done, there's so much homicides going on, there is groups here, ross works with all these groups, especially the healing circle,
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maddie scott, and -- brown, it seems none of the homicides are solved and we need him back to work. to remove him without pay there is no justification for it. i'm asking you to make the right choice, vote with your conscience and have ross back as our sheriff. thank you. >> president chiu: good afternoon. peter warfield, speaking as an individual. i'd like to draw attention to the completely unequal treatment that goes on in san francisco. with respect to certain forms of justice. if you are the appointee of the mayor, everything is overlooked. as in the case of the library commission president, who was found by the ethics commission to the -- having committed misconduct and should be sacked.
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the mayor's grossly unequal treatment shown in these two cases should be an issue with you, the supervisors, and with all san franciscans. i'm also executive director of library users association, and wanted it give an update on the bernal heights library branch mural which is a mural featuring victor -- and the history of bernal heights neighborhood. that mural is scheduled for destruction now in a very few weeks, unless you or the mayor take some action to prevent it. we are having an event at the
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library this weekend, and i urge folks to come. details are available from us at library users, 2004 at yahoo.com. thank you very much. >> president chiu: next speaker. >> they gave me a notice and said i'm permanently evict from the press room. but i had a meeting with the real estate people there and i think they're going to rescind that. but my question is still today, who, who, who, who's in control,
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right here in san francisco. you know, i've been in some 20 years and been through five administrations. i never seen such display of corruptness, not blaming all of you. i've never seen so much -- conspiracy going on in one town here. it's hard to see. the world is looking at the major elections but i'm going to do something gold and step out, go beyond city hall, ask federal government to come in and take a look at city hall, see how it's structured here. i know the mayor's supposed to be the boss but my question is, who, who, who, who's in control, right here in san francisco. >> i'm here was an african-american black negro, standing in front of you, i'm the self appointed zar, and the
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department heads, even this board of supervisors will be dealing with me for the duration for the next 10 years. we've been having studies on this and studies this. let's study the projection of where the black man will be in 17 years. do a study on that. that will show you the conspiracy going on before most of you all took over these seats, maybe before you were born. the thing is there ain't no history. i'm checking the history. urs truly, ace is on the case. >> president chiu: are there any other members of the public that wish to speak in general public comment? public comment is now closed. madam clerk, could you please read our adoption consulted. >> angela calvillo: 2 through 26 are being considered for adoption without committee reference. these items will be acted upon by a single roll call vote. if a member would like to discuss a item it will be discussed. >> president chiu: would anyone like to sever these items? >> angela calvillo: items 2 through 26, farrell, aye.
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supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. there are 11 ayes. >> president chiu: the resolutions are adopted. madam clerk, could you read the in in memoriam ums. yes ngeddle cle. today's meeting will be adjourned on behalf of supervisor farrell for the late mr. chuck huggins, on behalf of supervisor carmen chu for the late ms. norah patricia spears, and celia rodriguez. on behalf of president chiu for the late author t to author fobe late -- and on behalf of supervisor olague and supervisor cohen for the late mr. james
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mccray sr. >> president chiu: i there any more business in front of the body? >> angela calvillo: that concludes our business for the day. >> president chiu: ladies and gentlemen, we are adjourned. ♪ >> welcome to hamilton recreation and aquatics center.
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it is the only facility that has an integrated swimming pool and recreation center combined. we have to pools, the city's water slide, for little kids and those of you that are more daring and want to try the rockslide, we have a drop slide. >> exercises for everybody. hi have a great time. the ladies and guys that come, it is for the community and we really make it fun. people think it is only for those that play basketball or swim. >> i have been coming to the pool for a long time now. it is nice, they are sweet. >> in the aquatics center, they are very committed to combining
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for people in san francisco. and also ensuring that they have public safety. >> there are a lot of different personalities that come through here and it makes it very exciting all the time. they, their family or teach their kids have a swim. >> of the gem is fantastic, there is an incredible program going on there, both of my girls have learned to swim there. it is a fantastic place, check it out. it is an incredible indication of what bonn dollars can do with our hearts and facilities. it is as good as anything you will find out why mca.
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parents come from all over. >> there are not too many pools that are still around, and this is one-stop shopping for kids. you can bring your kid here and have a cool summer. >> if you want to see some of the youth and young men throughout san francisco play some great pickup games, come wednesday night for midnight basketball. on saturdays, we have a senior lyons dance that has a great time getting exercise and a movement. we have all the music going, the generally have a good time. whether it is awkward camp or junior guard.
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>> from more information, visit i'm derek, i'm hyungry, and ready to eat. these vendors offer a variety of the streets near you. these mobile restaurants are serving up original, creative and unusual combinations. you can grab something simple like a grilled cheese sandwich or something unique like curry. we areher here in the average eight -- upper haight.
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you will be competing in the quick buy food challenge. an appetizer and if you are the winner you will get the title of the quitck bite "chompion." i am here with matt cohen, from off the grid. >> we assembled trucks and put them into a really unique heurban settings. >> what inspired you to start off the grid? >> i was helping people lodge mobile food trucks. the work asking for what can we get -- part together? we started our first location
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and then from there we expanded locations. >> why do think food trucks have grown? >> i have gotten popular because the high cost of starting a brick and mortar or strong, the rise of social media, trucks can be easily located, and food trucks to offer a unique outdoor experience that is not easily replaced by any of their setting any worlwhere else in san franc. san francisco eaters are interested in cuisine. there adventuress. the fact theyuse grea use great ingredients and make gourmet food makes unpopular. >> i have been dying to have
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these. >> i have had that roach coach experience. it is great they're making food they can trust. >> have you decided? >> we are in the thick of the competition? >> my game was thrown off because they pulled out of my first appetizer choice. >> how we going to crush clear? >> it will be easy. probably everyone has tried, something bacon tell us delicious. >> -- people tell us is delicious. >> hopefully you think the same thing. >> hopefully i am going to win. we're in the financial district.
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there is a food truck right there. every day changes. it is easy and fun to go down. these are going to be really good. >> how are you going to dominate? >> i think he does not know what he is doing. >> i was thinking of doing [unintelligible] we are underrepresented. >> i was singing of starting an irish pub. that was my idea. >> one our biggest is the corned beef and cabbage. we are asking people what they're thinking in getting some feedback. >> for a lot of people i am sure this combination looks very wrong. it might not sound right on paper but when you taste it to or have it in your mouth, it is
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a variety. this is one of the best ways in creating community. people gather around and talk about it and get to know different cultures. that brings people together and i hope more off the grid style and people can mingle and interact and remove all our differences and work on our similarities. this creates opportunity. >> the time has come and i am very hungry. what have you got? >> i got this from on the go, a sandwich, and a caramel cupcake. i went with home cooking. what de think? >> i will have another bite.
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>> sounds good. >> that was fantastic. let's start with you. >> i had the fried mac and cheese, and twinkies. i wanted to get something kind of classic with a twist on it. >> it was crispy. >> i will admit. >> want to try fieried mac and cheese? >> was that the best twinkie? >> would you say you had the winning male? >> definitely. >> no. >> you are the

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TOPIC FREQUENCY Chiu 18, San Francisco 11, Ross 4, Swanee 3, Ross Mirkarimi 3, Minneapolis 2, Angela Calvillo 2, The City 2, Cohen 2, San Franciscans 2, Kim 2, Bernal 2, Washington 1, Cervantes 1, Black Negro 1, City 1, Swanee Mirkarimi 1, Secondly 1, America 1, Ngeddle Cle 1
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